In the British Isles, you can’t go much further south than this idyllic manor house hotel. It’s just five minutes by car outside Jersey’s capital, St Helier, and the sea and wide, sandy beaches are never more than 20 minutes away in every direction.
The hotel is perfect for foodie couples who also appreciate a cocktail or two – who doesn’t, after months of wedding planning?
What is there to do in Jersey?
Head to the sanctuary of The Cottage Garden, Longueville Manor’s pretty spa, to truly relax and unwind.
The staff at this small, but perfectly formed oasis use Manomara, a local brand of fragrant oils.
There’s also a calm, zen-style garden complete with hot tub and loungers for post-massage relaxation. If you’re lucky enough, you’ll be able to soak up some Jersey sunshine.
What should we eat in Jersey?
The award-winning cuisine on offer in the elegant Oak Room is exquisite for a special dinner, and breakfast at Longueville Manor is a fine-dining event every day!
You’d need to stay for at least a week just to work your way through the drinks menu in the old-school Cocktail Bar, as well.
There’s also a whole island’s worth of restaurants and tearooms to get your fill of Jersey cream – this is not the place to come if you’re watching your weight!
We particularly loved Longueville’s sister restaurant, Sumas, in the pretty village of Gorey, and eating ice cream as we soaked up the views at St Brelade’s Bay.
Standout sights in Jersey
You can explore the other Channel Islands in the hotel’s private yacht, available for charter hire. Closer to the manor, and on dry land, we simply enjoyed walking on the gorgeous beaches around the island – it was the perfect way to spend our days.
Why we love Longueville Manor
It is smart, stylish and seriously special – but homely, relaxed and friendly at the same time. Make sure to book one of the newly refurbished suites to really put the icing on the cake.
Nightly rates start from £195, based on two people sharing on a bed and breakfast basis. Jersey is an hour’s flight from London.